A Berlin KPM biscuit porcelain plaque with portraits of the Prussian royal family

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A Berlin KPM biscuit porcelain plaque with portraits of the Prussian royal family

Oval plaque with a moulded surround. With a label on the reverse listing the princes and princesses depicted, namely the nine surviving children of Friedrich Wilhelm III and Queen Luise. Impressed sceptre mark and K.P.M. With minor firing cracks to the frame between 10 and 11 o'clock. H 19.9, W 16.5 cm.
Probably 1st quarter 20th C., after a design by Leonhard Posch.

This plaque was one of the most popular items of Queen Luise memorabilia. The queen, who was known as the “Prussian Madonna” and the “Queen of Hearts”, is revered and appreciated to this day.

Provenance

Collection of Renate and Tono Dreßen.

Literature

Illus. in cat. Blütenlese, Berlin-Munich 2018, no. 135. The plaster models of the busts, formerly housed in the Hohenzollernmuseum Monbijou Palace, are published in Forschler-Tarrasch, Leonhard Posch 1750 1831 Porträtmodelleur und Bildhauer, Berlin 2002, no. 980.

Lot 23 Dα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.500 €

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